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Mr Corvan's Music Hall

"Hugely enjoyable... You will laugh and, more often than not, your foot will start to tap" - The Chronicle Live **** (read the full review HERE)

"Draws you in from the first second...[to] stomping along to the last song "Have You Seen Wor Jimmy?" - Shields Gazette

Watch the trailer HERE and see a preview of the songs from the show HERE.

This fantastic new musical play tells the incredible story of the North East’s first music hall superstar...Ned Corvan.

Written by Ed Waugh (Hadaway Harry, Sunday for Sammy, Laffalang, co-writer Maggie’s End, Alf Ramsay Knew My Grandfather, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Durham, Dirty Dusting) .
 
Directed by Gareth Tudor Price (Hull Truck and West End credits, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Durham).

Corvan (1827 to 1865): was a comedian, virtuoso violinist, artist and singer/songwriter of hits including The Cullercoats Fish Lass, Fishermen Hung the Monkey (he started the Hartlepool Monkey legend) and the first popular protest song Toon Improvement Bill.
 
Based on the forthcoming book by renowned historian and author DAVE HARKER, this brilliant tragic-comedy stars:
Chris Connel (Pitman Painters, UK tour and Broadway)
Jamie Brown (Hadaway Harry, Culture 2016 Performing Artist of the Year)
Rachael McShane (Violinist for multi award winning folk group Bellowhead)

For more information click HERE.


 
Year: 2016


"Ned Corvan’s Music Hall is a cracking, entertaining show which is still relevant today...Great acting and skilful musicianship combine to bring a fine story alive." - The North East Theatre Guide (read the full review HERE)

"Spellbinding" - Hartlepool Mail

"Ned is portrayed by three actors throughout,  Chris Connel (Older Ned), Jamie Brown (Young Ned) and Rachael McShane (Violin)... all three are superb"-  Sunderland Echo

"Emotion-charged production... Connel and Brown are magnificent" - The Northern Echo

"Ned Corvan’s Music Hall is a cracking, entertaining show which is still relevant today" - North East Theatre Guide

 

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